The NBA trade deadline has come and gone, and teams are now looking ahead to the summer and the salary cap projections. The Athletic has released an early outlook for each team post-trade deadline, and it paints an interesting picture.
The Phoenix Suns have been the talk of the league after a disastrous trade deadline. ClutchPoints has identified the Suns’ biggest mistake as not trading for a star player.
Six teams have made moves that have made them better, according to SB Nation. These teams are the Golden State Warriors, Los Angeles Lakers, Brooklyn Nets, Dallas Mavericks, Denver Nuggets, and Charlotte Hornets. The teams that made moves that have made them worse are the Washington Wizards, Oklahoma City Thunder, and Toronto Raptors.
Fantasy owners are also trying to assess the impact of the trade deadline. Fantraxhq.com has released an analysis of the fantasy impact of the deadline.
Finally, the Boston Celtics had a hectic trade deadline, and Celtics Blog has released 10 thoughts on the team’s moves.
Overall, the NBA trade deadline has had a major impact on the league, and teams are now looking ahead to the summer and the salary cap projections.